Hiring a car from King Khalid International Airport (RUH) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, can provide you with flexibility and convenience for exploring the city and its surrounding areas. Here's what you need to know:
What You Need to Know:
Driving License: To drive in Saudi Arabia, you must have a valid Saudi driving license or an international driving permit (IDP). Check the specific requirements with the car rental agency. You will find these detailed under `Important Information for the hire car of your choice, including details about excess, insurance coverage and options to upgrade along with deposit and payment card information. Breakdown Assistance is automatically included.
Traffic Regulations: Familiarize yourself with local traffic regulations. Saudi Arabia has strict traffic laws, and violations can result in fines.
Navigation: Use navigation apps or GPS devices to navigate the city and its surroundings. Road signage can be primarily in Arabic, so having reliable navigation tools is important.
Traffic Congestion: Riyadh experiences heavy traffic congestion, especially during peak hours. Plan your journeys accordingly to avoid rush hour.
Roundabouts: Be cautious at roundabouts, as traffic can be hectic. In Saudi Arabia, drivers often use their car horns to communicate with other drivers.
Distances to Attractions and Main Routes:
Attractions in Riyadh:
The National Museum: Located in the city center, it's one of Riyadh's top cultural attractions.
Murabba Palace: Approximately 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from the city center.
Kingdom Centre Tower: A prominent skyscraper offering panoramic views of the city, located in the city center.
Al Masmak Fortress: An historic fortress in the city center.
Al Zal Market: A traditional market for local handicrafts and souvenirs, located in the city center.
Type of Car to Hire:
Renting a car from Riyadh Airport can be a convenient way to explore the city and its surroundings at your own pace. Ensure that you have the necessary documents, follow local traffic rules, and use navigation tools to make the most of your visit to Riyadh.
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